Cougar Strength is designed for ALL ATHLETES who want to develop explosive power, absolute strength, muscular endurance, speed, quickness, agility, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. The program achieves these measured athletic qualities from the use of Olympic lifts and their variations along with other movement preparatory exercises; high-intensity, strength-building exercises; exercises containing plyometric properties; proper technique and teaching progressions; and researched program design and periodization. Cougar Strength is the only program in the school that connects ALL of our athletes and brings them into one room with a common goal - developing themselves as an athlete to help their teams be successful. Cougar Strength will challenge you and bring your game to the next level. If you are ready to invest in your future success and more importantly, Centennial athletics future success, sign up today! Look for the session title that correlates with the grade level entering for fall of 2022-23 school year and experience level. Grade 11-12 Males: This upperclassmen group is high intensity, competitive, data driven and will be fast paced. It will be assumed that individuals in this group will have some previous strength training experience. Grade 9-12 Females: This high school group is high intensity, competitive, data driven and will move at a fast pace. Athletes will learn to follow a specific program for improving the athlete. Progressions and grouping will be developed based on the individuals experience. Grade 9-10 Males: This high school group is high intensity, competitive, data driven and will move at a fast pace. Athletes will learn to follow a specific program for improving the athlete. Progressions and groupings will be developed based on the individuals experience. Grade 8 Males/Females: This newly created 8th grade group will be geared for athletes that want to move at a faster pace, increased intensity and prepare you for what you will experience as a high school athlete. This group will be set up like our first three sessions but will spend more time establishing the foundation. Grade 8-12 Introductory Males/Females: If you are new to training or Cougar Strength, this is the class for you. Athletes will perform progressions to develop their abilities in Strength, Speed and Power. This group will help prepare the athlete for their high school seasons at a pace that meets their needs. Grade 6-7 Males/Females: This newly created 6th/7th grade group will introduce the athlete to the movements performed in Cougar Strength. Through a fun and high energy atmosphere, athletes will learn proper speed/agility mechanics, proper jumping mechanics & introduced to resistance training. If you see your session is full, but still interested, please add your name to the wait list. We may be able to add or move people around to accommodate requests.